Clemens Michel

Clemens Michel

Work History

Work History
Jul 2007 - Mar 2009

Human Resources Director - Europe

Robbins & Myers, Inc.

- Responsible for the operational and strategic HR management in Europe (D, GB, CH, I )

- Supporting approx. 1200 employees

- Reporting to the VP Global HR and the Group Presidents of PSG and Romaco

Please see attached Job Profiles for more details.

Oct 2002 - Mar 2007

Human Resources Manager - Germany

- Responsible for managing all HR related matters and processes

- Supporting approx. 75 employees

- Reporting to the VP-Head of HR/EMEA and the MD Germany

Please see attached Job Profiles for more details.

Sep 2000 - Mar 2002

Human Resources Director - Germany

Atlantic Telecom GmbH

- Responsible for the operational and strategic HR management

- Supporting approx. 200 employees

- Member of the Management Board

- Reporting to the MD Germany

Please see attached Job Profiles for more details.

Feb 2000 - Aug 2000

Business Unit Manager Human Resources

IC Vision Consulting

- Setting up and managing the HR Consulting unit

- HR consulting for start-up companies

- Search and selection / E-recruiting

- Reporting to the MD

Feb 1998 - Feb 2000

Senior Consultant

Kienbaum Executive Consultants

- Setting up the “High Potentials Recruiting” section

- International search and selection of graduates and young professionals

- HR marketing consulting

- Organization of recruiting fairs and other events

- Reporting to the MD

Apr 1996 - Feb 1998

Management Consultant

Mercuri Urval GmbH

- Search and selection

- Management audits, potential analysis

- Organizational consulting / change management

- Reporting to the MD

Apr 1989 - Sep 1994

Country Director

Konrad Adenauer Foundation

- Setting up and managing the office in Panama

- Project management (supporting democratic development in the country)

- Liaison with national and international organizations

- Reporting to the Head of International Co-operation

Apr 1987 - Dec 1988

Senior Research Fellow

Council for Inter-American Security

- Political analysis on Latin American countries

- Numerous articles on foreign policy issues in leading newspapers and magazines

- Liaison with government and private organizations in the field of German-American relations

- Reporting to the Council President

Jan 1986 - Jan 1987

Specialist for Development Policy


-Political analysis on development policy issues

- Administrator of the party’s national committee on development policy

- Speechwriting for the party’s General Secretary

- Reporting to the Head of the Foreign, Security and German Policy department


Oct 1994 - Mar 1996


University of the Saarland

Major: International Human Resources Management

Grade: "very good" (17/20)

Aug 1983 - Jul 1984

Master of Arts (M.A.)

San Francisco State University

Major: American History

Grade: 3.65/4.00 (GPA)


-Born:03.03.1961 in Lengfeld / Germany


- Professional experience:> 20 years

-Management experience:> 15 Years

- Consulting experience:     > 10 Years

-International experience:    >  8 Years (USA, Panama, Costa Rica)

-Mobility:worldwide (US-Green Card holder)

- Availability:April 1, 2009 (negotiable)


I am looking for a challenging HR Director of Manager postion with an internationaly operating company. As location, the Frankfurt, Germany area is perferre. However, I am also willing and able to relocate to any part of the world if required. I would also be interested in assignments as Interim Manager.

Alternatively, a position with an International Organisation od NGO which allows me to combine the managerial skills and the international experience gained in development policy would be of great interest to me.


-Sports (Marathon, Tennis, Squash, Soccer, Biking, etc.)

-Classic Cars

-Modern Art





- MS-Office - PeopleSoft - Lotus Notes - SPSS


- German (native) - English (proficient) - Spanish (proficient) - French (DELF) - Italian (basic knowledge)  


  - Very good strategic and analytical thinking - Strong implementation skills and a hands-on working style - Ability to manage successfully in diverse business climates and settings - People manager, enjoying the cooperation and interaction with different kinds of people - High degree of self motivation and willingness to permanently learn and improve - Team player with the ability to act and decide independently - Excellent organizational and communication skills - Extensive working experience in an international environment